City of Charlotte launches website for candidate information and requests

Britt Clampitt

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 7, 2017) – With the official election filing period opening Friday, July 7, the City of Charlotte has created a website,, as a portal for all information regarding election-related requests.

With a goal of openness and impartially, the site serves as a conduit to responses from all city candidate requests as well as information from the candidate briefing packet, which includes the responsibilities of mayor and council, rules about using the crown logo on campaign signage, campaigning guidelines and other helpful documents.

Due to processes already in place for expediting fulfillment of public information requests, candidates for mayor and city council are encouraged to use the online form for requests, questions, etc., and to refrain from contacting individual city departments and staff for information.

To inquire about the process, candidates may send questions to​

Visit to learn more.


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